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  • Marriage and Values in Public Policy

    Conflicts in the UK, the US and Australia

    By Elizabeth van Acker

    Marriage is a site of political conflict. It is a controversial issue in the UK, Australia and the US where there is a clash of values between neoliberal governments and diverse groups either strongly opposing or supporting marriage. In the meantime, fewer couples are marrying, while other family…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Politics and Big Data

    Nowcasting and Forecasting Elections with Social Media

    By Andrea Ceron, Luigi Curini, Stefano Maria Iacus

    The importance of social media as a way to monitor an electoral campaign is well established. Day-by-day, hour-by-hour evaluation of the evolution of online ideas and opinion allows observers and scholars to monitor trends and momentum in public opinion well before traditional polls. However, there…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02 

  • British and American Foundings of Parliamentary Science: 1775-1801

    By Peter J. Aschenbrenner

    Upon declaring independence from Britain in July 1776, the United States Congress urgently needed to establish its credentials as a legitimate government that could credibly challenge the claims of the British Crown. In large measure this legitimacy rested upon setting in place the procedural and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 
    International Relations and the European Atlantic World, 1660-1830

  • Field Experiments in Political Science and Public Policy

    Practical Lessons in Design and Delivery

    By Peter John

    Field experiments -- randomized controlled trials -- have become ever more popular in political science, as well as in other disciplines, such as economics, social policy and development. Policymakers have also increasingly used randomization to evaluate public policies, designing trials of tax…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science

  • Presidential Framing in the 21st Century News Media

    The Politics of the Affordable Care Act

    By Jennifer Hopper

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act came into existence at a time when the president’s ability to lead the public was in question, political polarization had intensified, and the media environment appeared ever more fragmented, fast-moving, and resistant to control. Under such…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 

  • US Defense Politics

    The Origins of Security Policy, 3rd Edition

    By Harvey M. Sapolsky, Eugene Gholz, Caitlin Talmadge

    This book provides an accessible overview of US defense politics for upper-level students. This new edition has been fully updated and revised, with a new chapter on veterans and new material on topics such as cyberwarfare and lobbying. Analyzing the ways in which the United States prepares for…

    Paperback – 2017-01-18 

  • Public Governance and Strategic Management Capabilities

    Public Governance in the Gulf States

    By Paul Joyce, Turki F. Al Rasheed

    This is a book about the modernization of public governance and the development of strategic states. It focuses on six Gulf countries (United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait) and presents research findings from quantitative data analysis and comparative analysis of the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Transportation and Strategic Asset Management

    A Sustainable Approach to Maintain Critical Infrastructure

    By Erik Stromberg, Thomas H. Wakeman III

    Long-term financial planning and sound governance is essential for maintaining transportation infrastructure and assets. Public-private sector partnerships and cooperation are vital. This book looks at the current state of our infrastructure and ways to better maintain it with environmentally…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Understanding and Implementing Gendered Change

    Knowledge and Resistance in Gender Mainstreaming

    By Rosalind Cavaghan

    Scholars have developed increasingly complex theorisations of the social construction of gender and the state’s role in it. Whilst existing research provides a nuanced picture of the multiple dynamics involved in the state’s production of gender inequality, we cannot yet fully account for the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • The Risk of Regional Governance

    Cultural Cognition and Interlocal Cooperation

    By Thomas S. Skuzinski

    Many local governments in the United States continue to exist in a state of crisis, attempting to meet steady or growing demands with dwindling own-source and intergovernmental resources. Competition with other local governments for desirable firms and households is the prevailing way to confront…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

  • Social Rights in the Welfare State

    Origins and Transformations

    Edited by Toomas Kotkas, Kenneth Veitch

    At a time when the future of the welfare state is the object of heated debate in many European countries, this edited collection explores the relationship between this institution and social rights. Structured around the themes of the politics of social rights, the relationship between social…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 

  • Governance of the Illegal Trade in E-Waste and Tropical Timber

    Case Studies on Transnational Environmental Crime

    By Lieselot Bisschop

    This book responds to the call for more research on transnational environmental crime and its governance by investigating the illegal trade in electronic waste (e-waste) and tropical timber, major forms of transnational environmental crime. The book is based on a qualitative multi-method research…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Green Criminology

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